Global Patent Index - EP 0831429 B1

EP 0831429 B1 2002-11-27 - Coin receiving and dispensing machine

Title (en)

Coin receiving and dispensing machine

Title (de)

Gerät zur Einnahme und Ausgabe von Münzen

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour déposer et distribuer des pièces de monnaie

Publication

EP 0831429 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 97116387 A

Priority

  • JP 25068096 A
  • JP 25203596 A
  • JP 24883397 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0831429A2] A coin receiving and dispensing machine includes a plurality of dispensable coin storing units for storing coins for dispensation in accordance with their denominations, each of the plurality of dispensable coin storing units including a conveyor belt inclined so that a feed-out end portion from which coins are fed out is disposed upward, a separation roller disposed above the conveyor belts in the vicinity of the feed-out end portions of the plurality of dispensable coin storing units so that a clearance between the conveyor belts and itself is a predetermined distance and rotatable in a direction reverse to a coin convey direction of the conveyor belts, a support plate for receiving coins from the feed-out end portions of the plurality of dispensable coin storing units and supporting them on an upper surface thereof, a plurality of dispensing rollers provided so as to correspond to the plurality of dispensable coin storing units, disposed above the support plate so that clearances between the support plate and themselves are predetermined distances and rotatable at higher speed than the coin convey speed of the conveyor belts, a plurality of sensors for detecting coins fed out from the feed-out end portions of the plurality of dispensable coin storing units, and a plurality of driving means for driving the conveyor belts of the plurality of dispensable coin storing units independently of each other. According to the thus constituted coin receiving and dispensing machine, it is possible to improve the durability of the coin receiving and dispensing machine.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G07D 1/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07D 1/02 (2006.01); G07D 3/02 (2006.01); G07D 9/00 (2006.01); G07F 5/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 5/24 (2013.01); G07D 1/02 (2013.01); G07D 3/02 (2013.01); G07D 9/008 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

DOCDB simple family

EP 0831429 A2 19980325; EP 0831429 A3 20000315; EP 0831429 B1 20021127; CN 1092824 C 20021016; CN 1184296 A 19980610; DE 69717383 D1 20030109; DE 69717383 T2 20030327; KR 100274412 B1 20001215; TW 340932 B 19980921; US 5989118 A 19991123